1 comment on “Elementa’s Mouthrinse: The Secret’s in The Silver”

Elementa’s Mouthrinse: The Secret’s in The Silver

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA and Becca Malizia, BS While 100-year-old Ford antique cars are cool to look at in museums, would you use one as your everyday car? No, that wouldn’t be practical! We are constantly updating our…

2 comments on “The Little Things that Matter — Oral Bacteriophages”

The Little Things that Matter — Oral Bacteriophages

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka, BS and Becca Malizia, BS  So we’ve been talking a lot about bacteria, specifically the millions of bacteria that live in our mouths. We’ve talked about the geographies they live in, communities…

3 comments on “The Rising Culture of Probiotics, Pills, and Fruity Tea to Reduce Oral Pathogens”

The Rising Culture of Probiotics, Pills, and Fruity Tea to Reduce Oral Pathogens

Written by: Hailey Motooka, Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin (Yes, the pun in the title was intended.) A new culture is coming, and it has nothing to do with the Kardashians or a sudden spike in kale consumption,…

8 comments on “The Oral Microbiome’s Role in Heart Disease, Lung Disease, and Cancer”

The Oral Microbiome’s Role in Heart Disease, Lung Disease, and Cancer

Written by: Hailey Motooka, Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin Long before anyone knew about the existence of the oral microbiome, or even about the existence of microbes themselves, Hippocrates reportedly cured systemic conditions, such as arthritis, by pulling…

17 comments on “The Mouth: Fun, Flirty, and Full of Bacteria”

The Mouth: Fun, Flirty, and Full of Bacteria

Written by: Hailey Motooka, Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin Most people have personal reasons to practice good oral hygiene, whether to get a whiter smile, have minty fresh breath to impress a date, or just to prevent cavities…

3 comments on “The Oral Microbiome: Critical for Understanding Oral Health and Disease”

The Oral Microbiome: Critical for Understanding Oral Health and Disease

By Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA and Ellen M. Martin As a dentist trained in the 1980s, I am happy to report that much of what I learned in dental school so many years ago may no longer apply.  New understanding…